Security & Fraud
Keeping our members safe
Credit Union of Georgia will NEVER call, email, or text asking for personal information.
If something seems suspicious, please contact us immediately at 678-486-1111.
Fraud Prevention Powerpoint
The Prevention and Detection of Fraud Begins with You!
Avoid Money Transfer App Scams!
Be wary of any incoming text message, email, or phone call asking you to take action or provide personal information or one-time passcodes. Scammers will text, call, and email from what looks to be your financial institution with a spoofed caller ID.
Scams & Your Small Business
Learn the signs of scams that target businesses. Then tell your employees and colleagues what to look for so they can avoid scams.
FinCEN Alerts Financial Institutions to Convertible Virtual Currency Scam Involving Twitter
FinCEN is emphasizing a high-profile scam exploiting Twitter.
FBI Issues Warning That Mobile Banking Apps Increasingly Targeted By Malware As…
WASHINGTON–The FBI has issued a warning that cybercriminals and fraudsters are increasing.
Fraud Alert: U.S. Secret Service Warning Massive Fraud Against State Unemployment Insurance Programs
The United States Secret Service has received reporting of a well-organized Nigerian fraud ring.
Coronavirus Scams On The Rise
We are all in this together! For the most part…
Watch Out For Corona-Criminals
In a time of uncertainty and isolation we are all reaching for more information.
Did you know that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?
Protect Yourself From Spoofing Phone Numbers
Credit Union of Georgia is always looking out for our members.
Common Fraud Tactics Used On Seniors
Con artists employ a wide variety of tactics to get older people to fall for their schemes.
Fraud Prevention Service
In our continuing efforts to keep your accounts secure.
My account had multiple fraud attempts, however thanks to the Credit Union, they recognized the charges as fraud and blocked them.
Tips To Keep You Safe From Tax Identity Theft
It’s tax time! Have you ever considered that you could be at risk for tax identity theft?
Protect Yourself From Holiday Scams
Don’t get fooled by all of the scammers this holiday season!
Phishing Alert Update
We’ve received notice from other Credit Unions in the Atlanta area that their members have been receiving phishing text messages.
Possible Scam Email Alert
If you receive an email from the Electronic Payments Association with the subject line: Direct Deposit rejected, please do NOT open this email.
We have been made aware that Credit Union of Georgia members are receiving calls from 770-916-9220.
ATMs and even vestibule doors are being rigged to skim cards.
Credit Union of Georgia has been alerted of recent attempts to obtain credit union member and nonmember information through phishing.
Below is an example email of a phishing scam being executed by individuals posing as Visa Services.
Phone Call Scams
Credit Union of Georgia has received numerous reports from Associated Credit Union.
Text Message Alert Scams
Credit Union of Georgia’s text messaging service, eAlerts, is used strictly to notify you of different notifications.
Other Scam Alerts
If you believe you have fallen victim to any of the following scams or alerts, contact us immediately.
Work At Home Scam
Credit Union of Georgia has been alerted of the following scam targeting people who are seeking part-time work positions.